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10 Best Android Mobile Phones Under Rs 10,000 2017

Mobile phones under Rs 10,000 certainly fall in the budget phone category. One should not expect every feature in every phone. However, settling for less than adequate processing or viewing is not required, either. Here are top list phones under rs 10,000 for November 2016!


Mi Redmi 2 Prime

Mi Redmi 2 Prime

The 4G Redmi 2 by Mi operates on a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon processor and it has a dedicated Adreno GPU for enhanced graphics output. An energy-efficient Hexagon DSP core technology allows each core in the processor to maximize work per CPU, enhancing the life of the 2200 mAh Li-Po battery. 16 GB internal memory expands up to 32 GB, and dualSIM capacity rounds out the internal hardware configuration.

The 4.7-inch screen features a fully laminated IPS HD touchscreen for amazing colour consistency from nearly every angle. Viewing is less affected by flare, and the entire screen is protected behind ultralight shatter- and scratch-resistant thin AGC Dragontail glass. The Mi Redmi 2 Prime is lighter and thinner than its predecessors at 133 g and only 9.4 mm thick. A textured back ensures the phone feels stable in the hand.

The Redmi 2 Prime cameras take good quality pictures on both the 8 MP primary camera and the 2 MP front camera. The rear camera offers BSI and omnivision image sensors plus a 5-element lens. The BSI enhances low light shooting, and infrared sensors improve sunlight image quality. The rear camera also has options for HDR, panorama, fisheye and voice commands, among other features. The front camera takes great selfies thanks to the Beautify app, which applies up to 36 smart filters. It also records HD video.

New features and functions are included in the Mi Redmi 2 Prime UI. These include shortcuts, animations, customization abilities and more, constantly updated based on suggestions from over 100 million active users around the world. The Mi Security Center Suite helps keep the phone safe from viruses and unauthorized access. Users get access to the Mi Cloud for up to 10 GB additional storage of contacts, photos and data plus sharing with other users.

Customers feel the Mi Redmi 2 Prime is a good value for the money, especially in this price class. It is a utilitarian phone rather than a luxury phone, as one would expect. It is cost effective and provides reliable use throughout every feature.

Spec For Mi Redmi 2 Prime Details
Brand Mi
Processor 1.2GHz MSM8916 Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
Display Size 4.7 inch
Ram 2 GB
Storage 16 GB (upto 32 GB)
Camera 8MP | 2MP
Battery 2200mAH
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone


Lenovo K3 Note

Lenovo K3 Note Black

The Lenovo K3 Note phone is another entry in the basic utilitarian phone category. It offers the 1.7 GHz processor with 4G LTE capability and runs on the Android v5 Lollipop OS. Using the latest version of Android’s OS lets the K3 Note run apps, videos and games with fewer lags than phones with older OS. Multitasking also goes faster with the more powerful octa-core processor.

16 GB of internal storage expands to 32 GB, and this phone also comes with dual standby SIM (both LTE) capacity. This is an uncommon feature in the under Rs 10,000 phone market. The phone is enabled for Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth and 4G LTE, making it a good choice for commuters and those who need to be on the Internet. A large 2900 mAh battery helps consumers stay online longer between charges.

The full HD IPS touchscreen measures 5.5 inches with an amazing 1920×1080 p resolution for vivid on-screen visuals. This phone does well for watching videos and gaming. An on-board gravity sensor and anti-gyroscope ensure flawless motion-based gaming experiences. The cameras on the Lenovo K3 Note include the 13 MP primary camera, which also shoots video, and the 5 MP front camera. A proximity sensor, light sensor and electronic compass are fun features included in the K3 Note, too.

The phone comes in black, and looks powerful and sleek, despite its budget price. Customers report it seems faster than other phones in this price range, and the UI is superior, as well. The display and visuals are excellent, as is the Dolby audio quality.

Spec For Lenovo K3 Note Details
Brand Lenovo
Processor 1.7 GHz + Cortex-A53 Octa Core
Display Size 5.5 Inch
Ram 2 GB
SIM Dual Sim, LTE + LTE
Storage 16 GB
Camera 13MP | 5MP
Battery 2900 mAh
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone


Honor Holly (Black/White, 16 GB)

Honor Holly

The Honor Holly phone runs off the older Android v4.4 KitKat OS on a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. The processor features 1 GB RAM and an in-depth system optimization to increase speed and performance. It comes with 16 GB internal memory, which is expandable to 32 GB. The Holly also comes with dualSIM, one for 3G and one for 2G SIM.

It is Wi-Fi enabled and supports Hotspot and GPS navigation. The 2000 mAh battery has approximately 24 hours standby time available. Huawei SmartPower technology combined with the Holly’s low power CPU increase the battery life significantly. The Honor Holly has a 5-inch HD IPS touchscreen with its own colour-enhancement engine for optimal image quality, over 16 million colours available, and the widest possible viewing angle.

The 8 MP rear primary camera includes BSA, an F2.0 aperture, 5 sets of optical lens, a two-sided transparent foil and a fingerprint-resistant 3-layer lens coating. It can take panorama pictures either vertically or horizontally, and has the option for live pictures. The 2 MP front camera features Face Detection and a clearing app to remove wrinkles, spots and more automatically. It can record HD video, as well. Both cameras allow immediate sharing of photos to social media platforms immediately after taking a photo.

Several new gadgets have been included with the Honor Holly, including a Wi-Fi display, distance sensor, gravity sensor, electronic compass and light sensor for the perfect screen brightness. The camera itself is thin, lightweight and compact with a 68% screen-to-body ratio. It has a solid, firm curved back and a high gloss coating for an extra look of elegance.

The phone body was designed by the London Design Centre. The front panel is black, while the back panel is white. Customers approve of the build quality and appearance, which they report is closer to high-end Smartphones than any budget phone entry. The display screen is also impressive, with good brightness and a responsive touch. The cameras are rated well, especially for this market segment.

Spec For Honor Holly Details
Brand Honor
Processor 1.3 GHz + MT6582, Quad Core
Display Size 5 Inch
Ram 1 GB
Storage 16 GB
Camera 8MP | 2MP
Battery 2000 mAh
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone


Micromax Unite 2 A106

Micromax Unite 2 A106

Micromax enters the under Rs 10,000 market with the Unite A106 phone, powered by Android v4.4.2, upgradeable to v5.0 KitKat. A 1.3 GHz quad-core processor is speedy enough, and 1 GB RAM helps the processor handle multiple apps with minimal lags. The phone has dualSIM technology. 8 GB internal memory is expandable up to 32 GB.

The Unite 2 features a 4.7-inch IPS touchscreen with 480 x 800 p resolution. It is not quite high definition, but gaming and watching videos is still enjoyable on this phone. It uses a 2000 mAh battery, which provides 8 hours talk time under normal use (3G).

The Micromax Unite 2 comes with a standout app, preloading the phone with 21 languages to allow users to type, save contacts and type in the language of their choice. Even language fonts and support from the Reverie Smartpad predictive typing interface help make this language widget a welcome addition. The GetIt app lets users in India get deals and search for restaurants, hotels, movie theatres and stores in over 65 cities throughout the subcontinent.

The primary camera is only 5 MP, but still features auto focus and an LED flash, plus the ability to record HD quality videos. HDR technology improves the camera’s ability to maximize low light situations for better photos. Panorama shots can be taken either vertically or horizontally. The 2 MP front camera for selfies and video chats is fixed focused. It allows users to capture images and videos at the same time with the Live Photo mode, as well as to instantly beautify selfies with the Face Beauty Mode app.

The Micromax Unite 2 A106 uses 3G, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi tethering and Bluetooth for Internet connectivity and file sharing. It does not support 4G connectivity. It is small enough to easily use with one hand. Customers feel the phone is average to good for the price range, and like its handling and performance.

Spec For Micromax Unite 2 A106 Details
Brand Micromax
Processor 1.3GHz MT6582M quad core
Display Size 4.7 Inch
Ram 1 GB
Storage 8 GB (upto 32 GB)
Camera 5MP | 2MP
Battery 2000 mAh
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone


Moto E (2nd Gen) 3 G

Moto E 2nd Gen

The 2nd generation 3G Moto E phone is budget friendly thanks to cost cutting on the Android Lollipop OS, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and 4.5-inch sized touchscreen. Some versions of the Moto E are shipping with updated Android v.5.0 Lollipop, so be sure to read the fine print before finalizing a purchase. If you can get the 5.0, you definitely should – it will help improve every aspect of the Moto E experience.

Although it is only 4.5 inches, the Moto E 2nd generation screen still features TFT LCD technology, water-repellent coating and Gorilla Glass protection. The screen also runs edge to edge on the phone for better viewing of videos, books and other media. A front-facing speaker enhances music playback, too. 8 GB internal storage, with expansion via micro SD card up to 32 GB, allows users to download apps and save all their music effortlessly.

The 5 MP primary camera on the 2nd Gen. Moto E takes photos with a touch anywhere on the handset. The front facing VGA camera takes decent selfies and works well for video chats. The phone is Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled, and 3G connectivity allows streaming videos and music, Internet browsing and gaming. The phone is powered by a 2390 mAh battery, and has a comfortable, curved design.

Customers like the excellent battery life of this phone and the receptive touch screen. Gaming experience is good, they report, as are the speaker sounds. The appearance is slim and the phone looks more luxurious than its price suggests. Customers also gave positive reviews to features such as the voice navigation and search apps and camera functions.

Spec For Moto E (2nd Gen) 3 G Details
Brand Motorola
Processor 1.2 GHz + 8212 Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
Display Size 4.5 inch
Ram 1 GB
SIM Dual Sim, GSM + UMTS
Storage 8 GB (upto 32 GB)
Camera 5MP | 0.3MP
Battery 2390 mAh
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone


Asus Zenfone 5

Asus Zenfone 5

The Asus Zenfone 5 combines high-quality software and hardware in an under Rs 10,000 phone for a popular and strong entry into this market segment. Powered by the 2×2 Intel Atom Processor featuring hyper-threading technology, a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor, a PowerVR GPU and the Android v4.3 JellyBean OS, the Zenfone can be upgraded to Android v.4.4 KitKat OS.

It has Intelligent ZenUI and good responsiveness plus performance. The UI functions based on the needs of the users, with smart options to ease life. Multitasking occurs seamlessly with minimal lags between applications. Even immersive 3D gaming and image-rich web pages work well on the Asus Zenfone 5 thanks to the unique combination of processor and OS. The phones starts with 16 GB internal memory for multimedia files, and expansion via micro SD goes up to 64 GB. Asus also offers access to 5 GB free web storage at Asus web storage.

The 5-inch HD Tru-Vid display captures quality colours and impressive image clarity, thanks to the IPS HD LED display and PixelMaster technology. Lightweight Corning Gorilla Glass protects the screen and display while still allowing rapid touch responsiveness and easy fingertip controls even while wearing gloves.

Cameras on-board the Zenfone 5 include an 8 MP primary and 2 MP front facing camera. The primary camera uses Pixel Master Technology with auto-focus, brightness-enhancing lenses and more for perfect photos every time. The 2 MP phone has instant sharing and more for great selfies and social media sharing.

Commands on the Asus touchscreen are intuitive and functional, and reportedly quick to learn. SonicMaster technology helps the speakers optimize for the ultimate sound experience developed by the Asus Golden Ear Team. The phone has the power of two phones, thanks to the dualSIM standby option. Users essential carry two phone lines on one handset. Advanced antenna design within the Asus Zenfone 5 provides excellent signal reception.

The Zenfone 5 connects to the Internet at speeds up to 42Mbps via DC-HSPA+ and dual carrier. There is also support for 3G and Wi-Fi connection, plus data transfer via Bluetooth and USB. A power-efficient antenna, power saving mode and low-power processor help to maximize the efforts of the strong 2110 mAh battery.

The Zenfone 65 is well crafted, full of intelligent technology and beautiful design. IT is slim, elegant, ergonomic and innovative. The design has undergone several rounds of quality testing. The physical design of the Zenfone 5 includes the Zenfone Iconic concentric circle finish and subtle texturing.

Customer reviews report significant satisfaction with the smooth performance and fast response time of the phone. The design and aesthetics of the phone were also remarked upon several times.

Spec For Asus Zenfone 5 Details
Brand Asus
Processor 1.6 GHz + Intel Atom Z2560
Display Size 5 inch
Ram 2 GB
SIM Dual Sim, GSM + GSM
Storage 16 GB (upto 64 GB)
Camera 8MP | 2 MP
Battery 2110 mAh
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone


Coolpad Note 3 (White, 16GB)  

Coolpad Note 3

The Coolpad Note 3 runs on the most up-to-date Android OS, Lollipop, or v5.1 Paired with the 1.3 GHz octa-core processor, 3 GB RAM and an updated COOL UI 6.0, the Coolpad Note is a high-end entry in the budget under Rs 10,000 market group. It also boasts a dedicated graphics processor for smooth gaming and videos. 16 GB of internal memory can expand up to 64 GB, and the phone comes with dual SIM technology, both enabled for 4G connectivity.

The 5.5-inch TFT IPS HD touchscreen on the Coolpad Note 3 is another feature that pushes the boundary of this market sector. The pixel resolution is amazing, and the IPS display allows viewing angles up to 178 degrees. Pictures are clear, vivid and true to life on this screen. A large 3000 mAh Li-Ion battery optimized for CPIU and GPU utilization is also a part of this laptop package from Coolpad.

Cameras on the Coolpad Note 3 are standard for this price point. The main camera is a 13 MP with F2.0 aperture, 5 element HD lens, smart flash, and professional mode for adjustments such as changing the white balance, exposure compensation and other parameters within the shot. The 5 MP front camera is for selfies. It has a feature for Fingerprint Snapshots, allowing shots with just a finger touch anywhere on the frame of the camera,

A built-in fingerprint sensor on the Coolpad Note 3 unlocks the screen in 0.5 seconds and connect with either dry or wet fingers. Users can customize different applications to open with different fingers, as well. It is verified for at least nine years. Coolpad Note 3 has improved the identification accuracy of its fingerprint technology by 99%, according to user manuals, thanks to PFE mode enhancement resolution. This is sensitive and self-learning,

The one touch app buttons on the Coolpad Note 3 make access faster and use less power than other options. The frame of the phone is firm and thin aluminium on the inside for screen and back support and structural reliability. The outside is elegant, smoothly finished with a premium feel. The curved back has a matte cover called “baby skin” that is soft to touch and easy to hold.

Customers remarked on the good quality large display as well as the viewing angles and excellent quality of the images it displays. Brightness is also good, as is HD resolution. The fingerprint scanner is improved over previous scanners, they report, and seems to be up to date. It can also read prints from any angle. Camera work with the Coolpad is reported to be free of shutter lags and focus problems.

Spec For Coolpad Note 3 Details
Brand Coolpad
Processor 1.3GHz Cortex-A53 MT6753 Mediatek Octacore
Display Size 5.5 inch
Ram 3 GB
SIM Dual SIM (4G+4G)
Storage 16 GB (upto 64 GB)
Camera 13 MP | 5 MP
Battery 3000 mAh
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone


Lenovo A6000 Plus

Lenovo A6000 Plus

The Lenovo A6000 Plus is another budget smart phone with a reputation for giving more than expected in the under Rs 10,000 phone market. It is powered by a 1.2 quad core processor, DualSIM technology and the Android 4.4 KitKat OS. This combinations offers users excellent performance at a well-controlled price. The 2 GB RAM for applications and games let the process run free, so the A6000 plus is excellent for multi-tasking and gaming. 16 GB ROM memory will hold most users’ photos, videos, games and music.

The 5-inch HD screen on the A6000 Plus is perfect for viewing photos, browsing the Internet of playing phone games. IPS technology gives the phone a 178-degree viewing angle for the screen, so videos and games can be viewed by larger groups. The 8 MP rear camera and 2 MP front fixed-focus camera are where cost cutting occurred within the Lenovo A6000 Plus, since they are nothing special what so ever.

In addition to a high-end screen, the phone offers users twin Dolby Digital Pus speakers designed for music and multimedia lovers. The CLONEit and SHAREit apps let users share videos, apps and photos across devices without using network minutes and charges for using air time.

Connect to the Internet on the Lenovo A6000 Plus phone using 4G LTE technology, Bluetooth, other wireless technology and more. The phone also supports 2 SIM cards, so users can simultaneously stream their video and play their games. It also allows two separate phone lines, if desired.

Customer reviews of the Lenovo A6000 Plus agree it is a masterpiece of the under 10,000 market group. The screen giant and all the necessary apps are pre-installed. Battery life from the 2300 mAh Li-Ion is decent, they report. They report to sleek and feel of the phone is very similarly to the iPhone 5, according to users. It is light weight, with good storage and excellent sound quality.

Spec For Lenovo A6000 Plus Details
Brand Lenovo
Processor 1.2 GHz + Quad Core
Display Size 5 inch
Ram 2 GB
SIM Dual Sim, LTE + GSM
Storage 16 GB (upto 32 GB)
Camera 8 MP | 2 MP
Battery 2300 mAh
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone


HTC Desire 620G

Htc Desire 620G

The new HTC Desire 620G is designed to be a high performance piece, sitting on a 1.7 GHz octa-core processor and running on Android’s OS. It has 1 GB RAM plus 8 GM internal storage expandable to 32 GB. It also supports dual microSIM slots that each support LTE technology. This is powered by a 2100 mAh Li-Ion battery that provides approximately 19 hours talk time on 3 G networks.

The display is a 5-inch super LCD touch screen with high resolution display. Although not fully HD, the sharp resolution still allows excellent pixel quality and clarity. Videos ad Internet content show in lifelike quality.

The 8 MP primary camera features an LED flash, high resolution video recording, and auto focus technology. In front, the 5 MP secondary camera has a built-in countdown mode for perfect selfie posing. The dual-tone case design and detailed workmanship on the phone make it appear far pricier than it is.

Customers rate the display very highly, especially when it is set on auto-brightness. Even sun legibility is great, they say. The cameras are good, compared to other cameras in this price range. The reviewers felt the HTC Desire 620G is definitely a good value for the money, with the extra appeal of the HTC UI.

Spec For HTC Desire 620G Details
Brand HTC
Processor 1.7GHz Mediatek MT6592 octa core
Display Size 5 inch
Ram 1 GB
Storage 8 GB (upto 32 GB)
Camera 8 MP | 5 MP
Battery 2100mAH
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone


Alcatel OneTouch Flash 6042D

Alcatel Onetouch Flash

Described by its own manufacturer as a “simplistic” phone, the Alcatel OneTouch Flash impressed reviewers with its capabilities and extras. It is based on a 1, 4 GHz octa-core processor and runs the Android v 4.4 KitKat OS. It has internal memory that is expandable up to 32 GB, as well as dualSIM technology (GSM + UMTS). 8GB of ROM and 1 GB of RAM on-board allow seamless multitasking, as well.

The 13 MP primary camera is also capable of HD video recording and 4x digital zoon. The 5 MP secondary camera faces front and works well for selfies and video calling. Auto-focus and image stabilization are standard features with the cameras, to improve your photo practice.

On the OneTouch Flash 5.5-inch IPS touchscreen display is fully laminated for maximal visibility and sharing.

The Hotknot Touch screen transmission technology lets users wirelessly transmit information, even face to face. The phone comes Wi-Fi enabled as well as with support for Bluetooth. The Alcatel phone supports 3G connectivity with the Internet.

The Alcatel phone display is very responsive to gestures and touch. Simply draw letters on the display to launch applications. The OneTouch Flash allows users to use their phones for high quality 3D gaming. OT contains a light sensor to automatically adjust the screen brightness, eCompass for navigation, and a proximity sensor.

The battery is a large 3200 mAh, which should provide up to 19 hours talk time between charges. Customers like the cameras on the Alcatel phone, reporting clean image quality several times. They have been significantly impressed by the battery as well as the light weight and easy portability of the Alcatel OneTouch.

Spec For Alcatel OneTouch Flash 6042D Details
Brand Alcatel
Processor 1.4 GHz + MTK 6592M, Octa Core
Display Size 5.5 inch
Ram 1 GB
SIM Dual Sim
Storage 8 GB (upto 32 GB)
Camera 13 MP | 5 MP
Battery 3200 mAh
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone

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  1. Reply Nancy January 5, 2016 at 4:32 pm

    I would like to have HTC Desire 620G.

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